This page provides links to significant programmes run by universities and other training organisations about online learning and e-learning.
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"This certificate is awarded as an optional professional credential to students who successfully complete two required courses. The workshops are hands-on and delivered to your desktop via the Web. All required software is provided. The program is designed for corporate trainers and learning officers faced with the need to convert existing training programs or who are attempting to master the new online media to address specific corporate training appli" The Virtual College, New York University School of Continuing and Professional Development
Added: 20 August 2001
"The Certificate in eLearning, Teaching & Training (CeLTT) will equip you with the fundamental knowledge, skills and attitudes to operate effectively and efficiently within a virtual learning environment." University of Greenwich
Added: 17 August 2002
The full certificate is worth 60 credit points and runs for two semesters
"This qualification is part of a programme that starts with the Postgraduate Certificate in Online and Distance Education and culminates in the MA. These qualifications are presented by the Open University's Institute of Educational Technology and are open to students from countries all over the world."
Updated: 6 November 2006
Qualification from the Open University in the UK.
"E-tutor is an online course with full tutor support, providing teachers, tutors and trainers with the experience and know-how to: transform their own teaching methods,; support individuals and groups using online communications; make effective use of the web as an educational resource; and determine the most effective delivery method for their learners. This course is run by The Sheffield Collge."
Added: 16 August 2005
Learners who successfully complete the E-tutor course are awarded 2 NOCN credits at Level 3.
"New online e-tutor training In line with a curriculum developed as part of the European ISEeTT project, the University of Hull is offering an exciting range of 6 new online courses designed to help people involved in online and blended learning develop their e-tutoring skills."
Added: 2 March 2006
Courses commence in April 2006
"The Instructional Design and Content Writing Certificate (IDCWC) course conducted by Wavelength is unique in its approach and follows an innovative learning methodology. It is conducted at Noida, near Delhi, in India."
Added: 4 October 2005
Eight week course with classes on Sundays; two classes a week
"An Award-winning, accredited Online Distance Education course. LeTTOL is an Online Course aimed at Teachers, Trainers, Materials Developers, and Academic Managers. All course activities and assessments take place online. The course requires 6-7 hours of study per week, over a period of 20 weeks."
Updated: 16 August 2005
LeTTOL is suitable for teachers, lecturers, trainers, materials developers and academic or technical managers
"A 20 credit MA module at the Institute of Education that will: introduce a range of concepts from the social and political sciences that assist the understanding and analysis of the relationship between education, learning and international development in low and middle-income countries; explore critically the changing links between these relationships at individual, local, national, regional, international and global levels; introduce and discuss issues of educational policy and practice in low and middle income countres."
Added: 23 May 2003
Course is studied using the FirstClass conferencing system.
"Professional Masters of Education degree in eLearning in part-time, distance learning mode, is available from the University of Hull. We offer you a unique opportunity to gain postgraduate qualifications in eLearning. These qualifications provide a focus for educational and training professionals who want to develop a critical understanding of the pedagogical issues involved in the design, development and implementation of eLearning in their professional context."
Added: 19 June 2003
Other post-graduate qualifications in e-learning also available
"UMass Boston's Online Master's Degree in Instructional Design offers comprehensive training in the design and delivery of adult education delivered online through UMassOnline."
Added: 13 September 2005
Designed for professionals engaged in the education, training and development of adult learners in the workplace
"This MSc in Computer Based Learning (CBL) should be of immediate interest and value to everyone embarking on or already engaged in a career in education or training. It offers an opportunity to learn about the concepts, methods and associated disciplines of CBL." Queens University Belfast
Added: 5 August 2001
"This is a part-time, flexible and fully online MSc. Aimed at professionals in higher education, further education and training and development, it will give you the skills and insight you need to practice e-learning with confidence." University of Edinburgh.
Added: 6 February 2006
Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma or MSc options available
"Net Trainers is a fully online, innovative course which is delivered simultaneously in nine European Languages. Its aimed at teachers, lecturers, trainers, materials developers or academic or technical managers who want a thorough grounding in how to develop and deliver online courses. It is accredited at Level 4."
Added: 27 March 2006
Developed and delivered by key members of the award-winning LeTTOL team at The Sheffield College, in partnership with online learning experts across Europe).
"Online Education and Training: Introduction to Internet Course Delivery "Short accredited distance or f2f course for all professionals involved in e-learning course design and delivery, from Institute of Education, University of London."
Updated: 9 February 2005
10 week part-time programme by distance online or 4-week mixed mode programme
"To keep pace with the changing training industry (and e-learning skills up to par), many trainers are turning to online certificate programs." Laura Moushey and James Kirk, Learning Circuits, February 2002
Added: 4 February 2002
This article provides a list of institutions offering E-Learning Certificates online
"The ALT Programme offers a professional qualification in the area of Advanced Learning Technology (ALT). The programme aims to support the acquisition and extension of skills needed to design, produce, use and evaluate IT-based learning resources. The structure is modular, designed for part-time study, blending home or work-based independent study with short residential periods. Tutorial support is provided through computer-mediated communication using Lotus Notes". CSALT, Lancaster University
Added: 5 August 2001
"The final presentation begins November 2005. On successful completion of this course you will be awarded a Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education which is accredited by the Higher Education Academy and recognised by the Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA)"
Added: 7 July 2004
"Drawing on your experience of working with students, this course offers you an opportunity to explore a range of theoretical models of learning and development. Aimed at practising teachers and learning support professionals in higher education, it is designed to develop and demonstrate your practice as a reflective teacher."
"Choose from these online programs starting in April: E-Learning by Design Certificate Program - Project Management Certificate Program - Fundamentals of Managing Training Certificate Program - Creating E-Learning with Flash Certificate Program - Beyond Bullet Points: PowerPoint for Learning Certificate Program - Designing Learning Assessments Certificate Program"
Added: 26 March 2006
Available exclusively online.